15 Best Websites for Small Business Owners

15 Best Websites for Small Business Owners

One of the main reasons for small business failure is that people have no clue about how hard it is to run a business. While being an entrepreneur can feel like a lonely road, there are several online communities that can help guide you through the journey. Thanks to technology we have access to a world-wide network of tools and support. Here are my picks for the 15 best websites that are go-to resources for small business owners. Inc Magazine is the go-to resource for start-ups and companies … [Read more...]

6 Things to Consider Before Designing Your Small Business Website

6 Things to Consider Before Designing Your Small Business Website

Guest Article The other day my husband and I were looking for a new local restaurant to attend, so we searched for “local restaurants in Rochester, NY”. The first impression we got from some of the websites really determined whether or not we gave the restaurant a shot. Some websites didn’t have a menu on them so we didn’t know what type of food they offered. Some websites didn’t give us a sense of how the atmosphere was, so we couldn’t get an idea if we would be over or under-dressed -- and … [Read more...]

How to Leverage Automation to Grow Your Small Business

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Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with @autobizchris. Chris Davis is the CEO and Chief Automator of Automation Bridge. As the founder of Automation Bridge, Chris is passionate about helping business owners increase their profits while working less by utilizing automation. Chris is leveraging 7 years of corporate experience … [Read more...]